Call them catalysts, magnets, even disruptors; the federal Canada Research Chair (CRC) program is specifically designed to “attract and retain some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds.”
Backed by CRC funding, these gifted professors, eminent academics and researchers — the Chairs — ‘set up shop’ in Canadian universities, freed to focus on research excellence and so attract top-notch students and researchers from around the world; the goal being that insights and theories through collective work will translate into tangible realities.
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Photo by Martin Dee
Standing (l-r): Toni Schmader (UBC Psychology), Jeremy Seamans, Christian Schoof, Carrie Ichikawa Jenkins, Srikantha Phani, Yvonne Lamers, Gabriela Cohen Freue, Carles Vilarino-Guell, Christina Laffin, Abel Rosado
Seated (l-r): Jiaying Zhao (UBC Psychology), Carla Nappi, Susanne Clee, Martin Ordonez, Kiley Hamlin (UBC Psychology)